PUBLICATIONS:

The following is a list of published works written by or in collaboration with the owner of AnimalConcepts, Sabrina Brando (born Labberte):

Brando, S.I.C.A. Broom, D.M., Acasuso-Rivero, C., & Clark, F. Optimal marine mammal welfare under human care: Current efforts and future directions. (in review)

Brando, S.I.C.A. & Buchanan-Smith, H.M. The 24/7 approach to promoting good welfare for captive wild animals. (in review)

Brando, S.I.C.A. & Hosey, G. Trends in Captive Marine Mammal Literature: A Need for more Welfare and Husbandry Related Research. (in review)

Brando, S.I.C.A. (2016) MSc. Thesis “An evaluation of zoo animal welfare assessment from inspection to daily practices with recommendations for a holistic approach”. Thesis focusses on bottlenose dolphins and common marmosets. Read white paper

Brando, S.I.C.A. (2016). Wild Animals in Entertainment. In B. Bovenkerk & J. Keulartz (Eds.). Animal Ethics in the Age of Humans. Blurring boundaries in human-animal relationships (295-318). Dordrecht: Springer.

Brando, S., Bowles, A.E., Böye, M., Dudzinski, K.M., van Elk, N., Lucke, K., ... & Wahlberg, M. (2016). Proceedings of Marine Mammal Welfare Workshops Hosted in the Netherlands and the USA in 2012. Aquatic Mammals, 42(3), 392.

Newman, N. & Brando, S. (2015) Further ideas on enrichment to increase useable surface area in standard mouse cages. Animal Technology and Welfare, 13(3): 219-222.

Brando, S.I.C.A. & Benz-Schwarzburg, J. (2015) Chapter on Marine mammals. Lexikon der Mensch-Tier-Beziehungen, 232 - 235. Publisher transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, Germany.

Brando, S.I.C.A. (2015) Chapter on Circus. Lexikon der Mensch-Tier-Beziehungen, 431 - 435. Publisher transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, Germany.

Brando, S.I.C.A. & Harfeld J. (2014) Eating Animals at the Zoo. Journal for Critical Animal Studies, Vol. 12, 1, 63-88.

Brando, S.I.C.A. (2012) Animal Learning and Training: Implications for Animal Welfare. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice. Vol. 15, 3, 387 - 398.

Brando, S.I.C.A. (2012) A Practical Environmental Enrichment Workshop for Laboratory Animals. The Enrichment Record Volume 10, January.

Brando, S.I.C.A. (2010) Advances in Husbandry Training in Marine Mammal Care Programs. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 23, 777-791.

Genevieve Desportes, Lisette Buholzer, Kirstin Anderson Hansen, Marie Anne Blanchet, Mario Acquarone, Gwyneth Shephard, Sabrina Brando, Arndt Vossen, and Ursula Siebert (2007) Decrease stress, train your animals: the effect of handling methods on cortisol levels in Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) Journal of Aquatic Mammals, 33.3.

Teilmann, J., Tougaard, J., Kirketerp, T., Anderson, K., Labberte, S. & Miller, L. (2006). Reactions of captive harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) to pinger-like sounds. Marine Mammal Science, 22(2): 240 - 260.

Lockyer, C., Desportes, G., Hansen, K., Labberte, S., & Siebert, U. (2003) Monitoring growth and energy utilisation of the harbour porpoise, Phocoena phocoena, in human care. NAMMCO Scientific Publications Volume 5, 107 - 120. Publisher The North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission 2003.

Teilmann, J., Miller, L., Tougaard, J., Kirketerp, T., Labberte, S. & Anderson, K. Habituation to pinger-like sounds shown by Harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena). Ph.D. thesis.

Kastelein, R. A., Koene, P., Nieuwstraten, S.H., & Labberte, S. (1997) Skin surface temperature changes in a Harbour porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) while on land. The Biology of the Harbour porpoise, 255 - 264. Publisher: De Spil, Woerden, The Netherlands.
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